Eve’s Misrepresentation of God

In her conversation with the Serpent in the story of the Garden of Eden, Eve misquotes the warning God initially gave to Adam. If this is news to you, you might want to read my latest column, Eve Misrepresents God. Apart from the theological consequences, her misrepresentation of God provides the basis for a wonderful Jewish midrash and an opportunity for we Christians to learn about this form of biblical exegesis – a fascinating, enjoyable, and efficient way to make complex biblical texts more approachable.

You can read this, and other (fascinating?) articles at As It Is Written.

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